Why women gain weight with adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer.

@article{DemarkWahnefried1993WhyWG,
  title={Why women gain weight with adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer.},
  author={Wendy Demark-Wahnefried and Eric P. Winer and Barbara Rimer},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={
          1418-29
        }
}
PURPOSE Among breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy, weight gain is a common side effect that may decrease quality of life and potentially threaten survival. Weight gain during treatment is a problem that is clinically well appreciated, and one that has been studied by a number of investigators. DESIGN A literature review was conducted to address each of the following issues: (1) the prevalence and magnitude of weight gain in women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early… CONTINUE READING
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